A smooth surface and dressed edges offers a traditional and pleasing look at an affordable price, using nail and rivet fixing down to 20°.
The combination of colour, edge finish and design flexibility that the Birkdale offers means it is ideal as both a roofing and cladding solution, used on numerous projects including the Tally Ho training centre in Birmingham and the Holcombe Moor Army base near Bury.
We also have a low pitch Birkdale fibre cement slate option that can be used for low pitch designs down to 15° (with hook fixing)* offering the designer and contractor more flexible aesthetic and installation options.
Smooth surface and dressed edges, comes in one size only (see specification).
- Environmental product declaration available
- Achieves BES 6001 'Very Good' rating to gain credits under BREEAM
- Can be used for both roof and facade
- Full roof system
- Fibre cement is a 100% recyclable building material
- Low carbon footprint of 13 CO2e/m2
- Request your copy of A+D, Building with Fibre Cement
EU_E30006030CLP: Blue Black
112955: Flame Grey
112957: Flame Brown
|Size of Tile||
600mm x 300mm
100mm lap - 22.5° (Moderate Exposure) 25° (Severe Exposure)
110mm lap - 20° (Moderate Exposure) 22.5° (Severe Exposure)
245mm - 250mm
13.4 slates/m_at 100mm lap
|Weight of Tiling||
20.4kg/m2(0.20 kN/m2) at 100mm headlap
20.9kg/m2(0.20 kN/m2) at 110mm headlap
4.00 lin.m/m2at 100mm headlap
4.08 lin.m/m2at 110mm headlap
|Batten Size Recommended||
38mm x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 450mm centres (fixed to BS 5534)
50mm x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres (fixed to BS 5534)
Slate Nails (30mm x 2.65mm)
|Copper disc rivets||Copper disc rivets (19mm diameter x 2mm stem)|
|Authority||BS EN 492|